Category Archives: Art Supplies

Ideas for Broken Crayons

Here are ideas to recycle, donate and upcycle old crayons: CRAYON CAN  The Crayon Can takes old, broken crayons and reforms them into new shapes. If you’re in the area, they will pick up; otherwise, mail to them. http://www.crayoncan.com/  CRAZY … Continue reading

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Beads, buttons, art supplies can be reused

THE DREAMING ZEBRA FOUNDATION – Community Art Recycling Program As you clear out drawers, closets and cabinets, you are likely to find an entire collection of “miscellaneous” items…including buttons, yarn, thread, popsicle sticks, beads, marbles, old calendars with pictures, paper … Continue reading

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Artists Looking for Items to Upcycle into Art

WonderRoot is a community arts center serving a wide variety of artists in a number of media. WonderRoot is an Atlanta-based 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization committed to uniting artists and community to inspire positive social change. WonderRoot Creative Reuse is … Continue reading

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Donate Coloring Books

Children who love to color don’t care if the book is new or not, so there’s never an excuse for throwing these away half filled. Some of us adults even enjoy coloring in times of stress. There’s still joy left … Continue reading

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Too Many Art Supplies? Pass Them On

PROCESSION SPECIES Procession Species relies on donated materials like scissors, glue guns, fabric, yarn, pipe cleaners, wire, glitter, and other crafty items that can be “magically turned into art” to run Community Art Workshops. http://www.procession.org/Recycle.php

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Samaritan’s purse helps devastated areas with donated household items

SAMARITAN’S PURSE  Samaritan’s Purse provides a great opportunity for donating all those extra supplies, pens, pencils, note pads, etc. in the Pack-A-Shoe-Box program. In addition, they accept many common household items, including toiletries, toys, t-shirts, ball caps, and jewelry.  Samaritan’s Purse … Continue reading

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Recycle crayons, mint tins to help school children

TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS  The Tools for Schools project accepts old and broken pieces of crayons. This volunteer project is part of the SCARCE program, which stands for School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education. The mission of SCARCE is … Continue reading

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Donate extra supplies to help America’s teachers

I LOVE SCHOOLS I Love Schools is the first and only national non-profit matching America’s teachers with donors of new, used and in-kind goods and services. Donors pick the teacher they want to help and tell them how much of … Continue reading

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